• ColorBlitz™ Blue
    (Flowering Only License)

  • ColorBlitz™ Red
    ‘KLEPH14248’ PP27,046
    (Flowering Only License)

  • ColorBlitz™ Yellow
    (Flowering Only License)

  • ColorBlitz™ Purple
    (Flowering Only License)

  • ColorBlitz™ Sky Blue
    (Flowering Only License)

  • ColorBlitz™ Snowy White
    (Flowering Only License)

  • ColorBlitz™ Pinkceptional
    (Flowering Only License)

  • ColorBlitz™ Rose Stardust
    (Flowering Only License)

  • ColorBlitz™ Amethyst
    (Flowering Only License)

  • ColorBlitz™ Blue Stardust
    ‘Flortunia Blusta’
    (Flowering Only License)

  • ColorBlitz™ Bluerific
    (Flowering Only License)

  • ColorBlitz™ Lavender Shades
    ‘Glow Lavender Shades’ PP19,146
    (Flowering Only License)

  • ColorBlitz™ Ocean Blue
    (Flowering Only License)

ColorBlitz™ Petunia
  • Bicolor and solid-color varieties match in vigor and habit.
  • Medium-vigor series is well-suited for gallon and larger production. The colors also make great additions to mixed containers, and are best for gallon and 12-in. (30-cm) hanging baskets. Early flowering.
  • Proven greenhouse performance under lower light and low-temperature production.
  • General Information
    • Height: 8-10" (20-25cm)
      Spread: 16-22" (41-56cm)
      Exposure: Sun
  • Propagation Guide
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone: No
      Average Days with Mist: 6-9
      Pinch: No
      Average Propagation Time (weeks): 3-4

      Average propagation time for perennials includes 3-5 weeks to bulk-up the liner before beginning cold treatment when started in late Summer or early Autumn.

      Comments: Avoid stretch by moving crop to cooler air temperature in second and third weeks of propagation. Transplant on time.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.4-5.8
      Light Levels (fc): 5,000-8,000
      Temperature Day: 59-76°F (15-24°C)
      Temperature Night: 53-61°F (12-16°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N): 225-300
      No. of Pinches: 0-1
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench: B-Nine(S) 1,500-2,500 ppm, applied 2-4 times, can be used to control habit early. Bonzi(D) 0.25-1.0 ppm applied as crop matures will control final height but not delay flowering or reduce flower size.
      Pests: Whitefly, thrips, leafminers
      Diseases: Botrytis, Root rot, Tobacco Mosaic Virus
      Comments: Cool temperatures and high light will reduce need for PGRs. Monitor regularly for high pH and possible iron deficiency.
  • Crop Time (weeks)
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts : 1 ppp, 5-7 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 2-3 ppp, 6-8 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3-5 ppp, 8-11 weeks
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  • Additional Information
Kris Carlsson
Kris Carlsson
Product Launch and Assortment Manager

We have trialed ColorBlitz up against all other medium-vigor petunias and found it to be the most uniform of all. This makes growing it very simple.

West Region

ColorBlitz 12-in. (30-cm) baskets were successfully grown without PGRs. We held our transplanted basket in a greenhouse for 4 weeks with minimum night temperatures at 60°F (16°C). Once rooted in, we moved baskets to an outdoor tunnel with an average daily temperature of 50°F (10°C) and minimum night temperatures above 32°F (0°C).

Midwest, Canada and Northeast Region

Pinching 2 weeks after transplant will develop better branching habits when finishing 12-in. (30-cm) baskets. An application of 1 ppm Bonzi drench is recommended 3-4 weeks after transplant.

South and Southeast Region

ColorBlitz will make an excellent 12-in. (30-cm) basket with high light and cool nights. When night temperatures increase, we recommend a Bonzi drench at 2-4 ppm within 3-4 weeks after transplant to tone finished growth.